Sirius XM “Lifetime” Radio Subscription Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Sirius XM, with its “lifetime” plans or subscriptions at issue. The complaint alleged that Sirius XM breached its agreements when it failed to honor “lifetime” subscriptions, claiming that the “lifetime” promise referred to the lifetime of the original radio used for the subscription and not of the subscriber.  Read more

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Air Products and Chemicals Arbitrary Surcharges Class Action

If a contract permits the entry of unspecified “Surcharges,” how must these be assessed? The complaint for this class action alleges that Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. breached its “Product Supply Agreements and its good-faith obligations” by adding surcharges in an arbitrary and discriminatory way.  Read more

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Point & Pay Misstatement of Processing Fees Florida Class Action

Point & Pay is a “funds transmission service and bill payment processing company” which has more than 1,500 clients, including governments, utilities, and courts. However, the complaint for this class action allege that the company and its clients “misrepresent, conceal, and misstate processing fees” to consumers, so that they end up paying more than they  Read more

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New York Times Subscription Auto-Renewal California Class Action

This class action brings suit against the New York Times Company under California’s Automatic Renewal Law (ARL). The complaint alleges that when customers sign up for a subscription to the New York Times, they are enrolled in a month-to-month or year-to-year automatic renewal program, without the disclosures and authorizations required by ARL.  Read more

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Walmart Compromised Gift Cards California Class Action

How would you feel if you spent $1,000 on prepaid cards, only to find out that their value had already been spent? How would you feel if this fraud was known, but no one had done anything to stop it? The complaint for this class action alleges that Walmart, Inc., Green Dot Corporation, and Green  Read more

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Massage Envy Shorter Sessions Missouri Settlement

Massage Envy Franchising, LLC is putting up $1.6 million to settle a class action on the length of its massage sessions. According to the complaint, massage sessions were ten minutes shorter than advertised. For example, customer who paid for a one-hour massage received only fifty minutes of massage.  Read more

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Vail Resorts Refusal to Refund Epic Ski Passes Class Action

This is one of the many cases filed recently that bring suit against companies or schools claiming that refunds are owed because of the closure of facilities or services aimed at preventing the spread of Covid-19. In this case, the complaint alleges that Vail Corporation, doing business as Vail Resorts Management Company, owes customers refunds  Read more

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Wells Fargo Improper Handling of PPP Applications Class Action

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was intended to help businesses and workers get through the time of Covid-19 shutdowns by providing a “direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll” through loans funded through the Small Business Administration (SBA) and processed by ordinary financial institutions. The complaint for this class action  Read more

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Wells Fargo Did Not Submit Smaller PPP Applications Class Action

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), meant to deliver relief to small businesses during Covid-19 difficulties, distributes its loan funding through ordinary institutions, including Wells Fargo Bank, NA. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wells Fargo chose to prioritize larger customers instead of following a “first come, first served” policy.  Read more

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Walmart No Cancer Warnings on Roundup California Class Action

The herbicide Roundup contains a substance called glyphosate which is alleged to be a carcinogen. This class action brings suit against Walmart, Inc. for selling various formulations of Roundup “despite knowledge that Roundup may cause cancer.”  Read more

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